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Hector Heritage Quay, Pictou

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History Museum Museum
Get a sense of Nova Scotia's past with a visit to the region's emblematic Hector Heritage Quay, with inextricable ties to the very foundation of this province. Docked on a picturesque waterfront, the replica ship here represents the first to arrive as part of a wave of Scottish immigration to the region in 1773. Take a guided tour to find out what conditions were like on board, and learn more about these first settlers. With our online itinerary creator, Pictou attractions like Hector Heritage Quay can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Interesting view of how settlers arrived in the new world. Friendly and helpful staff opened early to let us in and offered commentary on the exhibits/  more »
  • We have visited Pictou on other trips to Nova Scotia but never took the time to really see the historic side of the city. This museum and its replica of the Hector are a very worthwhile stop. Plan to ...  more »
  • There is no Canadian analog to the US's Mayflower, but this ship provides the same kind of history and experience for the visitor. The history is handled well and it is tied in well to the ship and th...  more »